Claude Debussy Quote

First of all, ladies and gentlemen, you must forget that you are singers.


Instructions to the singers in his opera Pelléas et Mélisande, as quoted in 100 Great Operas and Their Stories (1989) by Henry William Simon, p. 371

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First of all, ladies and gentlemen, you must forget that you are singers.

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First of all, ladies and gentlemen, you must forget that you are singers.

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First of all, ladies and gentlemen, you must forget that you are singers.

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First of all, ladies and gentlemen, you must forget that you are singers.